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Daily Current Affairs Quiz 3 March 2019

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1 According to the BCG-IBA report – EASE Reforms for Public Sector Banks 2019, which bank was ranked first among public sector banks in the implementation of ‘reforms agenda’?
A PNB
B ICICI
C SBI
D Yes

Answer: Option [A]
The BCG-IBA report – EASE Reforms for Public Sector Banks (PSBs) was released on 28 February 2019. Punjab National Bank was ranked first among public sector banks in the implementation of ‘reforms agenda’. The report measures the performance of each PSB on 140 objective metrics across six themes, including customer responsiveness, credit offtake, and digitalisation.
2 Which cricket player Becomes First Player To Smash 500 Sixes In International Cricket?
A Rahul Dravid
B Sachin Tendulkar
C Virat Kohli
D Chris Gayale

Answer: Option [D]
Chris Gayale Becomes First Player To Smash 500 Sixes In International Cricket.
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3 With which country did India hold a three-day ‘Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’?
A Sri Lanka
B Bangladesh
C Maldives
D Myanmar

Answer: Option [B]
Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) held a three-day ‘Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’ at TripuraBangladesh Border. The exercise concluded on 28 February 2019. The exercise is a part of ‘Confidence Building Measures’ between the two border guards. The exercise was named after a hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla township in Bangladesh.
4 7th Guiness Book of World Record Created By DEPwD In......
A Hyderabad
B Chennai
C Gujarat
D Mumbai

Answer: Option [C]
7th Guiness Book of World Record Created By DEPwD In Gujarat
5 Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) launched STARS scheme to fund science projects. What is full form of STARS?
A Scheme for Translational and Ability Research in Science
B Scheme for Translational and Afford Research in Science
C Scheme for Translational and Action Research in Science
D Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science

Answer: Option [D]
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) launched STARS – Scheme for Translational and Advanced Research in Science to fund science projects. The ministry has approved funds worth Rs 250 crore for the scheme. These funds will be utilised to sponsor about 500 science projects. The project will be coordinated by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore.
6 Arun Jaitley to release book titled Mann Ki Baat - A Social Revolution on Radio in -----
A Gujarat
B Tamil Nadu
C Arunachal Pradesh
D Delhi

Answer: Option [D]
Arun Jaitley to release book titled Mann Ki Baat - A Social Revolution on Radio in New Delhi
7 Where was the 2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary launched on 27 February 2019?
A Chennai
B Mumbai
C New Delhi
D Patna

Answer: Option [C]
The 2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary was launched in New Delhi on 27 February 2019. The dictionary was developed by Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. The first edition of the dictionary with three thousand words was launched in March 2018.
8 Who takes over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command
A Dinesh Karthick
B Suresh Yadav
C Naresh Singh
D Raghunath Nambiar

Answer: Option [D]
Raghunath Nambiar takes over as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command
9 Who was the only Indian to feature in the top 10 batting list in the latest ICC T20 International Players Rankings released on 27 February 2019?
A Kedar Jadhav
B K L Rahul
C Ambati Rayudu
D Mohammed Shami

Answer: Option [B]
K L Rahul was the only Indian to feature in the top 10 batting list in the latest ICC T20 International Players Rankings released on 27 February 2019. Afghanistan's Hazratullah Zazai jumped 31 spots to be placed at career-best seventh position. In the ICC Men's T20 International Team Rankings, India have retained their second position.
10 Which of the following Cabinet approved the reimbursement cost of fitting hydraulic lifts in 1,000 CNG buses?
A Delhi
B Telangana
C Karnataka
D Maharashtra

Answer: Option [A]
The Delhi Cabinet approved the reimbursement cost of fitting hydraulic lifts in 1,000 standard-floor CNG buses that are going to be procured.
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